groin vaults (11-29)

groin vaults (11-29) - Theme: height and light Saint-Denis...

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Barrel vaults- give limited window space Groin vault- pointed arch allow weight to be channeled to specific points, able to open up areas- gives windows and spaces. Can also have more height- more flexibility with height and where the pointed arch is (takes off during Gothic period)
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Unformatted text preview: Theme: height and light Saint-Denis (near paris): spiers or towers often mismatching bc built at different times-military quality-crenellation at top (areas to hide-triumphant arch...
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